Material removal through cutting, turning, milling, drilling, grinding, tapping and more using machinery such as laser cutting systems, plasma cutting systems, oxyfuel cutting systems, milling machines, drill presses, lathes, horizontal machining centers, vertical machining centers, turning centers, multitasking machines, electrical discharge machines and other equipment assisted by Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), Computer Numerical Control (CNC), automation and robotics.
Probes can shorten cycle time and improve part quality by reducing the opportunity for human error that results in scrap. Here are some tips to help operators use probes to make their machining processes more precise and efficient.
The lightweight, powerful, high-speed 6-axis Racer3 articulated robot from Comau features a payload of 3 kg and reach of 630 mm that can be mounted on benches, walls, ceilings or inclined supports.
MILL-Xpress from MecSoft is tailored for the growing community of DIY makers and tinkerers who need easy to use, inexpensive but powerful software for programming CNC mills.
Hardware and software systems from Caron Engineering provide more intelligent machining that is focused on unattended operation, machine process diagnostics, cycle time reduction, and eliminating operator error.